See who’s walking and rolling to School in October!

It's a family affair at High Lakes Elementary in Bend on October 10, 2018 Multnomah County Sheriff's officers helped students safely cross busy 223rd on the way to Fairview Elementary in Portland. Little sister at the walk to Meadows Elementary who wanted to wear the...

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Build it and they will walk (and bike)!

Oregon communities came out in large numbers to express their intent to build sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and other safety features to help more kids bike and walk to school. One hundred and 40 Letters of Intent (LOI) arrived at ODOT's Active Transportation...

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Walking School Bus article in School Bus Fleet News

Thank you to the School Bus Fleet website for covering the launch of our Walking School Bus Program. The program provides meeting points, timetables, and a rotating schedule of trained volunteers to lead the processions. Commute Options said that the volunteer leaders...

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SRTS Infrastructure Important Deadline!

The ODOT Safe Routes to School Competitive Infrastructure Grant Program runs in two year cycles with the first round of funds awarded in 2019. Cities, counties, tribes, transit districts, ODOT, and other road authorizes are encouraged to apply for projects that...

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Oregon SRTS Network Annual meeting and training 2018

Sixty SRTS practitioners from all over Oregon came together in Salem to learn about new funding streams, best practices, shared lunch with old and new friends and took home some new tools to get the kids in your neighborhood walking and biking! It was an inspirational...

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Safe Routes to School Funding Update

The wait is nearly over! Safe Routes to School Infrastructure program will be gearing up this summer. As part of House Bill 2017, passed in July 2017, the state legislature has newly dedicated funding to build safety projects within one-mile radiuses of schools so...

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SRTS Infrastructure Grant Program Workshops Summer 2018

Workshops coming to a town near you! Learn how to apply for the new ODOT Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Grant Program funds. In the summer of 2018, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) will solicit proposals for the first round of new Safe Routes to...

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